Ireland on the River Shannon

The River Shannon meanders through lush green fields, lakes and rivers with ancient Celtic monasteries and an abundance of wildlife. With Ireland's legends and fables told by friendly and hospitable locals, guests on Shannon Princess will be immersed in Irish culture and lifestyle while cruising on the little known and beautiful River Shannon.

Between Killaloe and Glasson (or reverse)

Sightseeing can include:

  • a full day excursion to Portumna Castle and Galway City
  • The legendary 6th C Clonmacnoise ruins
  • Traditional Guinness and oyster lunch
  • The Iron Age Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre
  • Birr Castle with its stunning landscaped gardens
  • The unusual haunted Leap Castle
  • Kilbeggan Distillery, the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world
  • Killaloe and its cathedral.


Cruising between Killaloe and Glasson

Please see the individual barge's itineraries for the diverse routes and excursions they include.

For more information, call 1-800-880-0071 or

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Cruising the Shannon River past the Clonmacnoise ruins

Gardens at Birr Castle, Ireland

Village of Killaloe on the Shannon River